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Learn in a small group with a professional street photographer


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Bespoke workshops

One-to-one and private group sessions can be arranged in London or anywhere in the world – for individuals, small groups or camera clubs

Develop your confidence & skills with a professional

Elevate your skills – learn some game-changing tips and techniques from a professional street photographer, author and photojournalist
Understand the aesthetic of street photography and create meaningful street images – not random pictures of strangers!
Build your confidence and conquer your fear of shooting strangers on the street
Learn how to develop meaningful projects, bringing a real focus and a sense of purpose to your work – whilst developing your own personal style
Learn how to shoot quickly and to recognise and capture the ‘decisive moment’
Learn how to see and observe, creating very personal perspectives for your work
Learn to ‘read’ the streets, developing your powers of observation bringing story-telling to your pictures
Join the Club! Once you’ve attended a workshop, you’ll be invited to join the StreetSnappers Street Photography Club for critique, discussion, monthly challenges, inspiration and meet-ups






“All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice.”

- Elliott Erwitt
Street photography workshops UK

UK street photography workshops

Our current street photography workshop programme includes London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds and Blackpool. Led by a professional street photographer and with a maximum of six participants, this street photography course is structured, challenging and inspiring – as well as being great fun. Book early to guarantee your preferred date! Click HERE for details.
Photography workshops in Venice, Lisbon, Prague, Rome, Paris

Photography workshops in Europe

Treat yourself to an enticing combination of documentary, travel and street photography on one of our immersive workshop experiences. We will be running group and one-to-one workshops during 2020 in Venice, Paris and Lisbon – with other destinations covered on request. Learn new skills, meet new friends and take your photography to a new level in a charming place!
Individual training in street photography

One-to-one street photography workshops

Power up your street photography with individual coaching & mentoring. We will tailor a unique learning experience for you – from an intensive 1-day workshop to a career development programme spread over several months. We’ll come to you – workshops in any city worldwide. Click HERE for details of our private learning experiences.
Individual training in street photography

Night shooting workshops

Shooting the streets during the hours of darkness requires a different set of skills. Join us in the vibrant areas of London’s Soho and Chinatown to take your night shooting skills to a new level. Workshops usually run from 6pm-10pm on a Friday or Saturday. Start to shoot like a pro! Click HERE for details.


Happy students

Photos taken on average course

Maximum group size

This street photography workshop was destined to sit head and shoulders above would-be competitors in the genre in the UK, and was full of promise. For a start, the “Streetsnappers” website is dedicated to this genre alone. In addition, it did not go unnoticed that Brian, the workshop leader, showed a keen interest in gaining an understanding of his students’ individual skill levels in the days leading up to the Workshop. It seems to me that this is of paramount importance to effective teaching, yet is is so often missing from the offer of some other companies in this field. The day started with a comprehensive briefing over coffee where Brian’s interest in his students and where his enthusiasm and expertise in street photography shone through. Technical information was shared in an easy-going, interactive style and it was quickly apparent that part of Brian’s working life involves academic teaching. Richard B


I am a fairly experienced photographer but new to street photography. I wanted a course that would challenge me, teach me some new ways of working and help conquer my reluctance to shoot strangers. This course delivered on all counts. Our course leader, Brian, was a very experienced photographer with a real talent for getting the message across in an engaging way. He put us at ease right from our first encounter and worked hard with every member of the group from the beginning of the workshop to the end of the day. All in all a very worthwhile, fun, informative, provocative and top value day. Bravo Steetsnappers, I’ll be back for more! Robin Y


I spent a wonderful day with Brian on Sunday. We had a mixed bag of weather but this didn’t hinder the fun. I wanted to spend a day to up my confidence levels, build a foundation for me to move forward with and glean as much information as I could from a pro! A pro he is but one that is wiling to share every tip he possibly can with you. His style of teaching was perfect for me and I really cannot recommend this course highly enough. There is structure to the day but Brian is happy to go off piste and deal with anything you may throw at him. Victoria M


Brian Lloyd Duckett

Brian Lloyd Duckett

Principal & Course Leader

My interest in street photography started when, as a photojournalist, I pounded the streets of London, shooting material for news and features. I’m a brand ambassador for Fujifilm – an ‘Official Fujifilm X-Photographer’. When I’m not working as a street photographer I run a commercial and editorial photography business, I lecture on photography degree courses, I lecture at camera clubs and I’m a featured writer / photographer in photographic and travel magazines. My first street photography book, ‘Mastering Street Photography’, is  a best-seller and my latest book, based on 52 street photography projects, is now available.

From the street photography blog . . .

News, developments and insights from the world of street photography

Street Photography Book Review – Magnum Streetwise

Magnum Streetwise is one of the most exciting street photography books of 2019 and one of my workshop students, Neil Goodwin, has kindly written a comprehensive review of it. I was very lucky to have received a copy of this as a Christmas present and can't wait to get...

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New – Paris street photography workshop

Join us in the home city of Henri Cartier-Bresson! This Paris street photography workshop will focus on street photography, but will also include elements of travel and documentary photography – with an emphasis on producing creative images which reflect real life in...

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Street Photography Critique: November 2019 Challenge

Critique is a really important part of how we develop as photographers and is an essential part of the learning process. On many photographic and social media forums the critique element rarely goes beyond 'wow' or 'awesome capture' - or a string of meaningless...

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More alumni success!

It's always heartwarming to see my street photography workshop students do well in competitions and I was excited to see that, in the current edition of 'Amateur Photographer' magazine (out tomorrow!), two of our keen snappers are featured and are winners in the...

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In the Hot Seat: Tim Roberts

Tim came on a workshop with me in Liverpool around two years ago, and again in Lisbon last month. As a keen sports photographer, Tim initially found street photography quite a challenge - and it's been interesting watching him develop over recent months. I asked him...

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